Community Calendar for March 4, 2014

March 4

Pancake Supper

5 to 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 4140 Clark St., Covington, the church hosts a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, music and fun, cost: $5 for adults or $15 per family, proceeds benefit the community, 770-786-3278.

Rockdale BOC

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners work session scheduled for March 4, has been canceled.

Conyers Development Authority

6 p.m., City Manager’s Office, 1184 Scott St., the Conyers Downtown Development Authority meeting, 770-483-4411.

March 5

Class of 1961

11:30 a.m., IHOP Restaurant, off Industrial Boulevard, Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 lunch meeting, 770-267-4259, Phyllis White Allgood.

Ash Wednesday Service

7 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts an Ash Wednesday service, 770-922-8944.

Conyers City Council

7 p.m., Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., the Conyers City Council meeting, 770-483-4411.

March 6

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.

March 7

Spring Plant Sale

Deadline to order annuals, perennials, herbs, fruit plants and more from the UGA Rockdale Cooperative Extension Office, located at 1400 Parker Bridge Road, Lobby A, Conyers. The one-day pickup is March 19, 770-278-7373.

March 8

Sportsman Swap Meet

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11600 Hazelbrand Road, Covington, the Georgia Wildlife Federation Sportsman Swamp meet — hunting, fishing, outdoor equipment, entertainment and more, vendor tables available for $30, admission: $10 per car load, 770-787-7887.

Used Books Sale

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Friends of the Library hosts a used book sale.

March 9

Special Program

3 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the Pastoral Care Ministry hosts 100 Men and Women in Black and White Program, 770-929-3421.

March 10

Career Fair

9 a.m. to noon, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building D, Exhibit Hall, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington, Law Enforcement Career Fair.

Rockdale Genealogical Society

3 p.m., The Church of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, the Rockdale County Genealogical Society, Charles Andrews speaking.

March 11

Sons of Confederate Meeting

7:30 p.m., Philogoia Masonic Lodge, 1005 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Major Gen. Joseph Wheeler Camp #863, Sons of Confederate Veterans monthly meeting, Evan Castle speaking, email: commander@campjoewheeler.org.

East Metro Women’s Luncheon

11:30 am., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 10205 Access Road, Covington, the East Metro Women’s Connection luncheon titled, “Sister, Sister,” featuring Rosemary Pruett and Barbara Dowd, and Rose Lewis speaking, reservations requested for lunch and childcare by March 7, 770-786-8352, Jean.

March 13

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Board Room, 954 North Main St., the Rockdale BOE work session, 770-761-1458.

March 15

Freedom Banquet

6 p.m., Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, the Rockdale County NAACP hosts its annual Freedom Banquet, call 770-860-4190 to purchase tickets or visit: www.rockdalenaacp.org.

Rock on Rockdale 5K

7 a.m. registration, Beasley’s Drug Company, 933 Center St., Conyers, the Rockdale County Special Olympics hosts the 3rd Annual Rock on Rockdale 5K at 9 a.m. and Fun Run at 8:30 a.m., visit: active.com.

March 20

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA work session, 770-278-7650.

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Board Room, 954 North Main St., the Rockdale BOE regular session, 770-761-1458.

March 22

Driver Safety Class

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, driver safety class, cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (may help reduce auto insurance rates), 770-922-7965.

CPR Saturday

8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Covington Fire Station 1, Community Room, 2101 Pace St., the Covington Fire Department, hosts CPR Saturday — four classes available to learn how to help someone choking and how to administer CPR, 678-712-9387, Jonathan Fuqua.

Community Wellness Day

10 a.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, the church hosts a Community Wellness Day — free health screening and giving away of nonperishable food items, 770-922-8944.

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our website at www.rockdalecitizen.com, or email julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com. Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.